Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 140:

It is the atmosphere of that long afternoon [rehearsing with Maurice Ravel] that remains with me, not memories of our playing at the Gallo Theater with a hero-worshipping audience overflowing onto the small stage. And should I want a musical accompaniment, as it were, to my recollections of that talk with Ravel, can’t I invoke Koussevitzky’s 'Daphnis and Chloe' magic – or Lucrezia Bori’s scintillating “Concepción” in 'L’Heure Espagnole'- or the Capet Quartet’s superb playing of the quartet one afternoon in Monte Carlo – or Horowitz’s uncanny projection and analytic …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 140. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433110052707 accessed: 17 October, 2021

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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"Concepción" in L'Heure Espagnole"
written by Maurice Ravel
Daphnis and Chloe
written by Maurice Ravel
performed by Serge Koussevitzky
Scarbo
written by Maurice Ravel
performed by Vladimir Horowitz

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 31 May 2015 23:07:33 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:44:47 +0000